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Feb

Internal Event – World AIDS Day Webinar 12/12/2023

World AIDS Day is on 1st December and takes place annually. This is a time to stand up for those impacted by HIV, past and present, and call for a better future. By wearing the iconic red ribbon, you are joining a community that shows solidarity with people living with HIV while remembering lives lost. …

19
Feb

38th Annual Decommissioning and Radioactive Waste Management Summer School 10-14/07/2023

Shivangi Prasad and Stella Foster attended the 38th Annual Decommissioning and Radioactive Waste Management Summer School 10th – 14th July, hosted at Christ’s College, Cambridge. The Summer School was attended by a diverse range of nuclear industry professionals, from those new to decommissioning to those retraining and upskilling. Jo Farrow and Jenny Kent from Galson …

19
Feb

Rutland Water Aqua Park Trip 23/08/2023

A group from Galson Sciences enjoyed their 3rd annual trip to Rutland Water Aqua Park on 23 August 2023. The Aqua Park is comprised of several inflated obstacles and platforms with fantastic names such as Tornado Tower, Sea Dragon, and Monkey Dome. Set within 3100 acres of countryside with a 23-mile walking and cycling path, …

29
Jun

Dr Jenny Kent appointed new Managing Director

Dr Jenny Kent appointed new Managing Director We are pleased to share an important update regarding our management arrangements. As of 1 July – and after 30 years leading the company – Dr Daniel Galson will be handing the Managing Director role to Dr Jenny Kent and moving into a newly created Strategic Director role. …

18
Apr

Galson Sciences and partners awarded framework contract to support
Norwegian Nuclear Decommissioning

Galson Sciences and it’s parnters Empresarios Agrupanos and Orano Projets have been awarded a framework contract to develop disposal solutions for spent nuclear fuel and radioactive waste in Norway. Under the framework agreement, the consortium will further develop the Deep Borehole Disposal (DBD) concept for high-level radioactive waste in Norway, informing the selection of radioactive …

22
Oct

NDA Direct Research Portfolio Framework Award

Galson Sciences Ltd (Ltd) is delighted to announce that it has again been awarded a contract on the NDA’s Direct Research Portfolio (DRP) integrated waste management and site decommissioning and remediation (IWM&SDR) framework. The new contract will run for four years and is intended to support the full scope of R&D (link to NDA 5-year …

28
Jul

EURADSCIENCE’s first position paper

EURADSCIENCE is a new international network of research entities established to drive scientific excellence on radioactive waste management from cradle to grave, in support of implementation of national projects over the coming years and decades.  EURADSCIENCE’s vision is ‘to maintain a holistic view of relevant scientific disciplines, to provide scientific excellence to advance the progress ...
3
Jan

GSL supporting Frazer-Nash to provide cost modelling support to RWM

Systems and engineering consultancy, Frazer-Nash, is to provide cost modelling support to Radioactive Waste Management (RWM), the UK government organisation responsible for planning and delivering the geological disposal of radioactive waste. The work will be undertaken in collaboration with nuclear research services consultancy Galson Sciences Ltd, who will define the model structure and provide reference …

22
Oct

£522 send to Macmillan by GSL following the 2019 coffee morning

Thanks to the generosity of GSL staff, an amazing £261 was raised at the Macmillan Coffee morning.  This amount was matched by the organisation meaning that a cheque for £522 was sent to Macmillan in support of their work.   Home-made cakes are always well appreciated by everyone working here – and the offerings on display …

5
Sep

Phil Richardson contributes to book

Phil Richardson has contributed material to a recently published (July 2019) Springer Verlag book ‘Conflicts, Participation and Acceptability in Nuclear Waste Governance: An International Comparison, Volume II‘. He co-authored a chapter on ‘The Use of the Added Value Approach in Siting Radioactive Waste Facilities: Stakeholder Opinions in the Czech Republic, Poland and Slovenia‘ which was …

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